To use the Material Dashboard Theme, you need to make sure you have bower, npm and gulp globally installed. Now navigate to your app directory ($ cd app/) and run the following terminal commands :
  • composer install
  • php artisan key:generate and paste the generated key in config/app.php replacing 'key' => env('APP_KEY', 'SomeRandomString')"SomeRandomString"
  • npm install
  • bower install
  • gulp watch


Material Admin is a lightweight and feature rich admin template which is clean and easy to use. Current release comes with the following features:
  • Responsive desing based on Material Design Lite
  • Custom elemenrs and plugins including
    • User profile
    • Inbox
    • Lightbox Gallery
    • Customizable in different colors and styles
    • Login, Register and 404 page
  • Material Design Lite and third party plugins and elemnts including
    • Tables
    • Buttons
    • Forms with validation
    • Progressbars and Spinners
    • Cards
    • Tabs
    • Sliders
    • Badges
    • Paper Collapse


The following widgets/plugins have been used in Material Dashboard theme:
<button class="mdl-button mdl-js-button mdl-button--colored">
<button class="mdl-button mdl-js-button mdl-button--raised mdl-button--accent">
<button class="mdl-button mdl-js-button primary mdl-js-ripple-effect mdl-button--raised">
<button class="mdl-button mdl-js-button mdl-button--fab mdl-js-ripple-effect">
	<i class="mdi mdi-bike"></i>


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<div class="mdl-card mdl-shadow--2dp demo-card-wide mdl-cell mdl-cell--6-col material">
	<div class="mdl-card__title">
		<h2 class="mdl-card__title-text">Welcome</h2>
	<div class="mdl-card__supporting-text">
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		Mauris sagittis pellentesque lacus eleifend lacinia...
	<div class="mdl-card__actions mdl-card--border">
		<a class="mdl-button mdl-button--colored mdl-js-button mdl-js-ripple-effect">
			Get Started
	<div class="mdl-card__menu">
		<button class="mdl-button mdl-button--icon mdl-js-button mdl-js-ripple-effect">
		<i class="mdi mdi-share-variant"></i>
  • Eddard
  • Catelyn
  • Robb
  • Sansa
  • Brandon
  • Arya
  • Rickon
  • Tywin
  • Cersei
  • Jamie
  • Tyrion
  • Viserys
  • Daenerys
<div class="mdl-tabs mdl-js-tabs mdl-js-ripple-effect">
	<div class="mdl-tabs__tab-bar">
		<a href="#starks-panel" class="mdl-tabs__tab is-active">Starks</a>
		<a href="#lannisters-panel" class="mdl-tabs__tab">Lannisters</a>
		<a href="#targaryens-panel" class="mdl-tabs__tab">Targaryens</a>

	<div class="mdl-tabs__panel is-active" id="starks-panel">
	<div class="mdl-tabs__panel" id="lannisters-panel">
	<div class="mdl-tabs__panel" id="targaryens-panel">
Loading Bar
<div id="p1" class="mdl-progress mdl-js-progress progress-demo"></div>
<div id="p2" class="mdl-progress mdl-js-progress mdl-progress__indeterminate progress-demo"></div>
<div id="p3" class="mdl-progress mdl-js-progress progress-demo"></div>
<input class="mdl-slider mdl-js-slider" type="range" min="0" max="100" value="0" tabindex="0"/>			
<input class="mdl-slider mdl-js-slider" type="range" min="0" max="100" value="25" tabindex="0"/>
<div class="mdl-spinner mdl-js-spinner is-active"></div>
<div class="mdl-spinner mdl-spinner--single-color mdl-js-spinner is-active"></div>
<span class="material-icons mdl-badge" data-badge="1">Messages</span>
<span class="material-icons mdl-badge" data-badge="4">
	<button class="mdl-button mdl-js-button mdl-js-ripple-effect">Button</button>
<span class="material-icons mdl-badge" data-badge="♥"><i class="mdi mdi-account"></i></span>
Follow Print Upload Share your content
via social media
<span id="tt1"><i class="mdi mdi-plus"></i></span>
<span class="mdl-tooltip" for="tt1">
<span id="tt2"><i class="mdi mdi-printer"></i></span>
<span class="mdl-tooltip mdl-tooltip--large" for="tt2">
<span id="tt3"><i class="mdi mdi-cloud-upload"></i></span>
<span class="mdl-tooltip" for="tt3">
	Upload <strong></strong>
<span id="tt4"><i class="mdi mdi-share-variant"></i></span>
<span class="mdl-tooltip" for="tt4">
	Share your content<br>via social media
<footer class="mdl-mega-footer">
	<div class="mdl-mega-footer__middle-section">

		<div class="mdl-mega-footer__drop-down-section">
			<input class="mdl-mega-footer__heading-checkbox" type="checkbox" checked>
			<h1 class="mdl-mega-footer__heading">Features</h1>
			<ul class="mdl-mega-footer__link-list">
				<li><a href="#">About</a></li>
				<li><a href="#">Terms</a></li>
				<li><a href="#">Partners</a></li>
				<li><a href="#">Updates</a></li>

		<div class="mdl-mega-footer__drop-down-section">
			<input class="mdl-mega-footer__heading-checkbox" type="checkbox" checked>
			<h1 class="mdl-mega-footer__heading">Details</h1>
			<ul class="mdl-mega-footer__link-list">
				<li><a href="#">Specs</a></li>
				<li><a href="#">Tools</a></li>
				<li><a href="#">Resources</a></li>

		<div class="mdl-mega-footer__drop-down-section">
			<input class="mdl-mega-footer__heading-checkbox" type="checkbox" checked>
			<h1 class="mdl-mega-footer__heading">Technology</h1>
			<ul class="mdl-mega-footer__link-list">
				<li><a href="#">How it works</a></li>
				<li><a href="#">Patterns</a></li>
				<li><a href="#">Usage</a></li>
				<li><a href="#">Products</a></li>
				<li><a href="#">Contracts</a></li>

		<div class="mdl-mega-footer__drop-down-section">
			<input class="mdl-mega-footer__heading-checkbox" type="checkbox" checked>
			<h1 class="mdl-mega-footer__heading">FAQ</h1>
			<ul class="mdl-mega-footer__link-list">
				<li><a href="#">Questions</a></li>
				<li><a href="#">Answers</a></li>
				<li><a href="#">Contact us</a></li>


	<div class="mdl-mega-footer__bottom-section">
		<div class="mdl-logo">Title</div>
		<ul class="mdl-mega-footer__link-list">
			<li><a href="#">Help</a></li>
			<li><a href="#">Privacy & Terms</a></li>
Mini Footer
<footer class="mdl-mini-footer">
	<div class="mdl-mini-footer__left-section">
		<div class="mdl-logo">Title</div>
		<ul class="mdl-mini-footer__link-list">
			<li><a href="#">Help</a></li>
			<li><a href="#">Privacy & Terms</a></li>
Material Quantity Unit price
Acrylic (Transparent) 25 $2.90
Plywood (Birch) 50 $1.25
Laminate (Gold on Blue) 10 $2.35
<table class="mdl-data-table mdl-js-data-table mdl-data-table--selectable mdl-shadow--2dp shadow">
			<th class="mdl-data-table__cell--non-numeric">Material</th>
			<th>Unit price</th>
			<td class="mdl-data-table__cell--non-numeric">Acrylic (Transparent)</td>
			<td class="mdl-data-table__cell--non-numeric">Plywood (Birch)</td>
			<td class="mdl-data-table__cell--non-numeric">Laminate (Gold on Blue)</td>
Text Fields
<div class="mdl-textfield mdl-js-textfield textfield-demo">
	<input class="mdl-textfield__input" type="text" id="sample1" />
	<label class="mdl-textfield__label" for="sample1">Text...</label>
<div class="mdl-textfield mdl-js-textfield mdl-textfield--floating-label textfield-demo">
	<input class="mdl-textfield__input" type="text" id="sample3" />
	<label class="mdl-textfield__label" for="sample3">Floating Text...</label>
Switches and Checkboxes

<label class="mdl-checkbox mdl-js-checkbox mdl-js-ripple-effect" for="checkbox-2">
	<input type="checkbox" id="checkbox-2" class="mdl-checkbox__input" />
	<span class="mdl-checkbox__label">Checkbox</span>
<label class="mdl-radio mdl-js-radio mdl-js-ripple-effect" for="option-2">
	<input type="radio" id="option-2" class="mdl-radio__button" name="options" value="2" />
	<span class="mdl-radio__label">Option</span>
<label class="mdl-icon-toggle mdl-js-icon-toggle mdl-js-ripple-effect" for="icon-toggle-1">
	<input type="checkbox" id="icon-toggle-1" class="mdl-icon-toggle__input" checked />
	<i class="mdl-icon-toggle__label mdi mdi-format-bold" style="font-size: 26px;"></i>
<label class="mdl-switch mdl-js-switch mdl-js-ripple-effect" for="switch-2">
	<input type="checkbox" id="switch-2" class="mdl-switch__input" />
	<span class="mdl-switch__label"></span>


3rd party plugins and elements
<canvas id="line-chart"></canvas>
var data = {
labels: ["January", "February", "March", "April", "May", "June", "July"],
datasets: [
            label: "My First dataset",
            fillColor: "rgba(41,121,255,0.2)",
            strokeColor: "rgba(41,121,255,1)",
            pointColor: "rgba(41,121,255,1)",
            pointStrokeColor: "#fff",
            pointHighlightFill: "#fff",
            pointHighlightStroke: "rgba(41,121,255,1)",
            data: [65, 59, 80, 81, 56, 55, 40]
            label: "My Second dataset",
            fillColor: "rgba(0,213,84,0.2)",
            strokeColor: "rgba(0,213,84,1)",
            pointColor: "rgba(0,213,84,1)",
            pointStrokeColor: "#fff",
            pointHighlightFill: "#fff",
            pointHighlightStroke: "rgba(151,187,205,1)",
            data: [28, 48, 40, 19, 86, 27, 90]

var LineChart = document.getElementById("line-chart").getContext("2d");

var chartCurves = new Chart(LineChart).Line(data, {
	responsive: true,
    datasetStroke: false,
    legendTemplate: false,
    pointDotRadius : 6,
    showTooltips: false	       
<div id="bar-chart"></div>
var chart2 = c3.generate({
	bindto: '#bar-chart',
    data: {
        columns: [
            ['Players', 30, 200, 100, 400, 150, 250, 200, 120, 80, 180, 40, 90, 220, 110, 20],
            ['Times', 30, 150, 80, 250, 150, 270, 240, 180, 280, 140, 120, 70, 140, 190, 220]
        type: 'bar'
    bar: {
        width: {
            width: 80 // this makes bar width 50% of length between ticks
        // or
        //width: 100 // this makes bar width 100px
    color: {
	  pattern: ['#00D554','#ff4081']
	padding: {
		left: 10,
		right: 10,
		top: 10
	legend: {
		hide: true
Goals Achieved
  18% Up this month
@include('widgets.stat', array(
'chartID'=>'chart1', 'value'=>'45', 'header'=>'Goals Achieved', 'arrow'=>'arrow-up', 'footer'=>'18% Up this month'))
    lineWidth: 8,
    scaleColor: false,
    size: 85,
    lineCap: "square",
    barColor: "#fb8c00",
    trackColor: "#f9dcb8"
to do list
  • Some Action
  • Another Action
  • Disabled Action
  • Yet Another Action
<div class="to-do">
			<label class="mdl-checkbox mdl-js-checkbox mdl-js-ripple-effect" for="checkbox1">
    			<input type="checkbox" id="checkbox1" class="mdl-checkbox__input" />
    			<span class="mdl-checkbox__label">Ibe can be the new Sterling.</span>
	    	<label class="mdl-checkbox mdl-js-checkbox mdl-js-ripple-effect" for="checkbox2">
	    		<input type="checkbox" id="checkbox2" class="mdl-checkbox__input" />
	    		<span class="mdl-checkbox__label">Make or break season for Rodgers.</span>
		    <label class="mdl-checkbox mdl-js-checkbox mdl-js-ripple-effect" for="checkbox3">
		    	<input type="checkbox" id="checkbox3" class="mdl-checkbox__input" />
		    	<span class="mdl-checkbox__label">Benteke will show why he's good.</span>
			<label class="mdl-checkbox mdl-js-checkbox mdl-js-ripple-effect" for="checkbox4">
				<input type="checkbox" id="checkbox4" class="mdl-checkbox__input" />
				<span class="mdl-checkbox__label">Sturridge will definitely be back.</span>
			<label class="mdl-checkbox mdl-js-checkbox mdl-js-ripple-effect" for="checkbox5">
				<input type="checkbox" id="checkbox5" class="mdl-checkbox__input" />
				<span class="mdl-checkbox__label">PFA player of the year Coutinho.</span>
			<label class="mdl-checkbox mdl-js-checkbox mdl-js-ripple-effect" for="checkbox6">
				<input type="checkbox" id="checkbox6" class="mdl-checkbox__input" />
				<span class="mdl-checkbox__label">We go again.</span>
	<div class="bottom">
    	<form action="#">
    		<div class="mdl-textfield mdl-js-textfield textfield-demo">
    			<input class="mdl-textfield__input" type="text" id="sample1" />
    			<label class="mdl-textfield__label" for="sample1">To do...</label>
<button class="mdl-button mdl-button--raised mdl-js-button mdl-button--fab mdl-js-ripple-effect mdl-button--colored btn">
<i class="mdi mdi-check"></i>
Paper Collapse
Gary Neville Request for loan.48 minutes ago
Request for loan.

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<div class="collapse-card__heading">
<div class="collapse-card__title">
<span class="sender left">Gary Neville </span> <span class="subjecth">Request for loan.</span>
<span class="time right">48 minutes ago</span>
<div class="collapse-card__body">
<div class="subject">
Request for loan.
<div class="body">
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<div class="footer">
Sincerely, <br>
Gary Neville
<a href="#modal" class="mdl-button mdl-js-button mdl-button--fab mdl-js-ripple-effect mdl-button--colored right absolute 
<i class="mdi mdi-pencil"></i>